The militarization of police in America is probably of the biggest threats to our democracy existing today.
Raising The Minimum Wage: First Step in Fighting Income Inequality Conservative Myths About the Minimum Wage, Debunked Contrary to conservative myths, raising the minimum wage would boost the economy, benefit all workers, and won’t hurt consumers. via Conservative Myths About the Minimum Wage, Debunked | Alternet The first major step that needs to […]
The Disability Visibility Project: Doing Its Part In Preserving Disability History Disability Visibility Project to Record Stories for the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Preserving the Stories of People with Disabilities SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ â€” The Disability Visibility Project is a yearlong, grassroots campaign to document the […]
“The Gaza Blitz”: United States Hypocrisy At Its Best The United States has allowed Israel, waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, to tap a local US arms stockpile in the past week to resupply it with grenades and mortar rounds, Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon’s press secretary, has said. via US supplies […]
Mixed Feelings: 24th Anniversary of The Americans With Disabilities Act Even though I greatly appreciate hearing the good words of President Barack Obama, on this day that we celebrate the 24th anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act, in some ways, his words ring a bit hollow for me. Over the years, this feeling of […]
NYPD Police Brutality Kills An Innocent Staten Island Man Â via Staten Island man dies after NYPD cop puts him in chokeholdÂ In the latest case of police brutality in this country, a 43-year-old asthmatic man died after police officers in New York City put him in a chokehold.Â Despite that this poor man […]
The Immigration Crisis: “Between The Haters and the Big-Hearted” For decades, U.S. governments supported unspeakably brutal regimes and poured billions into maintaining them ($5 billion in El Salvador alone). Implacable opposition to communismâ€”often defined as virtually any reformerâ€”gave these regimes a blank check. The result is a legacy of dealing with opponents through extreme […]
â€śIf you work full-time, you shouldnâ€™t be living in poverty,â€ť Obama said at the time. â€śThis executive order will cover Americans with disabilities because this principle doesnâ€™t just apply to some of us, it applies to all of us.â€ť Workers with Disabilities Recognized By President Obama Originally, the executive order by President Obama raising […]